J-K: Four militants killed in attack on CRPF camp in Bandipora

Kashmir: The attack took place at 45 battalion of the CRPF camp in the early hours of Monday

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Updated: June 5, 2017 11:33 am
Jammu and Kashmir Terrorists Attack, J-K Terrorists Attack, Jammu and Kashmir Terrorists Attack CRPF, J-K CRPF camp Terrorists Attack, Jammu and Kashmir CRPF camp Attack, India News, Indian Express, Indian Express News The attack took place at 45 battalion of the CRPF camp in the early hours of Monday (Source: ANI)

Four militants were killed in an encounter on Monday at a CRPF camp in Sambal, Bandipora district of Jammu and Kashmir. “Terrorists tried storming camp around 3:30 am to execute a fidayeen attack. Thwarted, 4 terrorists gunned down,” Yogesh Kumar, Sub Inspector CRPF told news agencies.

The heavily armed militants tried to enter the camp of 45 Battalion CRPF at Sumbal in Bandipora by opening fire at the sentry post, a police official said.  The forces retaliated and killed four terrorists. “Four militants were killed in the retaliatory firing and the suicide attack was foiled,” he added.

Four AK rifles, one UBGL (Underbarrel Grenade Launcher) and some ammunition were recovered from the slain militants, the police official said.

Confirming the incident, J&K DGP Shesh Paul Vaid tweeted, “45 Bn @crpfindia/@JmuKmrPolice killed 4 terrorists at Sumbal #Bandipore who were attempting suicidal attack on CRPF camp. #JaiHind.”

“AKs and huge quantity of grenades recovered. I compliment the alertness of CRPF & J&K Policemen,” confirmed DGP

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